Big Ten power poll

  • Updated: August 29, 2013 - 8:32 PM

BIG TEN POWER POLL

1. Ohio State (12-0 last year)

Urban Meyer won big in Year 2 at Bowling Green, Utah and Florida.

2. Wisconsin (8-6)

Three-time defending Big Ten champs play Ohio State on Sept. 28.

3. Nebraska(10-4)

First Legends Division team on this list; team faces big questions on defense.

4. Michigan (8-5)

Like Nebraska’s Bo Pelini, Brady Hoke is 12-4 so far in Big Ten play.

5. Northwestern (10-3)

The Wildcats came a few plays from winning the Legends Division last year.

6. Michigan State (7-6)

Last year was an aberration. The Spartans won 11 games in 2010 and 2011.

7. Penn State (8-4)

Strong starting lineup, but depth will be an issue with scholarship limits.

8. Gophers (6-7)

Minnesota needs to take the next step after three consecutive 2-6 Big Ten finishes.

9. Iowa (4-8)

Coach Kirk Ferentz needs a quick turnaround; opening vs. Northern Illinois is tough.

10. Indiana (4-8)

Next three opponents will be a challenge: Navy, Bowling Green and Missouri.

11. Purdue (6-7)

New coach (Darrell Hazell) opens as a 10-point underdog this week at Cincinnati.

12. Illinois (2-10)

The Gophers will miss not having this team on their schedule this year.

JOE CHRISTENSEN

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Houston - LP: D. Keuchel 0 FINAL
NY Yankees - WP: B. McCarthy 3
Cleveland - LP: C. Kluber 1 FINAL
Minnesota - WP: P. Hughes 4
Detroit - LP: D. Price 0 FINAL
Tampa Bay - WP: A. Cobb 1
Arizona - LP: O. Perez 0 FINAL
Washington - WP: R. Soriano 1
San Francisco - LP: R. Vogelsong 1 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - WP: T. Wada 2
Atlanta - WP: J. Teheran 8 FINAL
Cincinnati - LP: D. Holmberg 0
LA Angels - WP: M. Shoemaker 2 FINAL
Boston - LP: R. De La Rosa 0
San Francisco - WP: M. Bumgarner 5 FINAL
Chicago Cubs - LP: T. Wood 3
San Diego - LP: T. Ross 1 FINAL
Los Angeles - WP: C. Kershaw 2
Pittsburgh 21 FINAL
Philadelphia 31
Carolina 6:30 PM
New England
NY Giants 6:30 PM
NY Jets
Jacksonville 6:30 PM
Detroit
Oakland 7:00 PM
Green Bay
Chicago 9:00 PM
Seattle
Tampa Bay 8/23/14 3:30 PM
Buffalo
Tennessee 8/23/14 6:00 PM
Atlanta
Dallas 8/23/14 6:00 PM
Miami
Washington 8/23/14 6:30 PM
Baltimore
New Orleans 8/23/14 7:00 PM
Indianapolis
Minnesota 8/23/14 7:00 PM
Kansas City
St. Louis 8/23/14 7:00 PM
Cleveland
Houston 8/23/14 8:00 PM
Denver
San Diego 8/24/14 3:00 PM
San Francisco
Cincinnati 8/24/14 7:00 PM
Arizona
(21) Texas A&M 8/28/14 5:00 PM
(9) So Carolina
Wake Forest 8/28/14 6:00 PM
ULM
Boise State 8/28/14 7:00 PM
(18) Ole Miss
Tulane 8/28/14 7:00 PM
Tulsa
Temple 8/28/14 8:15 PM
Vanderbilt
Rutgers 8/28/14 9:00 PM
Washington St
Weber State 8/28/14 9:30 PM
(19) Arizona State
Montreal 7:30 PM
Winnipeg
Toronto 8/23/14 3:00 PM
Edmonton
Calgary 8/24/14 2:00 PM
Ottawa
Saskatchewan 8/24/14 6:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 8/29/14 6:30 PM
Montreal
Winnipeg 8/31/14 2:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Toronto 9/1/14 12:00 PM
Hamilton
Edmonton 9/1/14 3:30 PM
Calgary
Washington 73 FINAL
Indiana 78
San Antonio 84 FINAL
Minnesota 88
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